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Re: Why is Manny not ranked higher?

Postby killertofu2222 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:08 pm

Yoda wrote:
Sevon wrote:1. Manny is a 37 year old OF.
2. He has been plagued with leg problems the past couple of years and plays in the NL with no DH option.
3. He is no longer in a contract year. That was last year. (Motivation?)
4. I'm sure some of the revenge factor with Boston has worn off a bit. (Motivation?)
5. He is already injured and missing ST games. (See #1)


But he's under 6'5" so he can hit for power and average.



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Re: Why is Manny not ranked higher?

Postby StudentOfTheGame » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:11 pm

He's older, slower, and playing in the NL. There's risk involved, and I usualy like to go with safer options that early in the draft.
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Re: Why is Manny not ranked higher?

Postby Art Vandelay » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:24 pm

I rank Manny in the low-to-mid twenties as well, but I don't understand where people are getting the "it's not a contract year" argument. He has been probably the most consistent offensive player in baseball for nearly his entire career. How many of those seasons were contract years?
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Re: Why is Manny not ranked higher?

Postby ayebatter » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:45 am

Being a Dodger fan, I hope Manny tears the cover off the ball all friggn' year, but I'd don't think I'll draft him this year, weather it's the 2nd or 3rd round, it's too early for me.
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